|ERIC ED339943: Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect in Alaska. Information for the General Public. - ERIC|
Everyone is responsible for the welfare of the children in our communities. Some persons, such as school teachers and peace officers, are required by law in Alaska to report known or suspected child abuse and neglect. The general public is also encouraged to report such knowledge or suspicions so that children can be protected and families can receive help. Estimates indicate that over two million children are abused or neglected each year in this country alone...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Community Role
|Criminal Code Laws Protecting Children - Jane Scharf|
This is a list of sections of the Canadian Criminal Code that form our Federal Child Protection laws.
Keywords: Child Protection; Criminal Code of Canada; child abuse; child neglect
|Dragnet: The Big Children|
Joe Friday and Frank Smith investigate a case of child neglect in one of LA's wealthiest neighborhoods. Season 3, Episode 24 Original Air Date: February 11, 1954
Keywords: Classic TV; Dragnet; Child Neglect; Jack Webb, public domain
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|ERIC ED213236: Careers in Child Abuse & Neglect: Many Ways to Help. - ERIC|
The booklet describes careers and requirements in various fields concerned with child abuse and neglect. Each full or half page section includes a description of the field's relation to child abuse and neglect, types of responsibilities involved, and personal/academic qualifications. The following fields are considered: social services, medicine, mental health, law, law enforcement, and education. Also stressed is the value of volunteering...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Awareness; Careers; Child Abuse; Child Neglect
|ERIC ED313648: The School's Role in the Prevention/Intervention of Child Abuse and Neglect. A Manual for School Personnel. - ERIC|
This handbook on child abuse and neglect was written to assist school personnel, including administrators, teachers, counselors, school nurses, and school social workers in defining abuse and neglect and in developing policy and training programs to best address the abuse issue. Topics addressed include: (1) understanding child abuse and neglect; (2) identifying child abuse and neglect, including physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse; (3) responding to disclosure; (4) report...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Children; Elementary Secondary Education; Intervention; Prevention; School Role
|ERIC ED333319: Family Violence: An Overview. - ERIC|
Family violence is a widespread problem; research has shown multiple factors are associated with family violence. Types of family violence include spouse abuse; elder abuse and neglect; child abuse and neglect; parent abuse; and sibling abuse. There are three types of spouse abuse: physical abuse, sexual violence, and psychological/emotional abuse. These often occur in combination, and although either partner may be the victim, most victims are women...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Battered Women; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Government Role; Siblings; Spouses
|ERIC ED339941: Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect in Alaska. Information for Medical and Health Personnel. - ERIC|
Alaska law requires that medical and health personnel report known and suspected child abuse and neglect. No one is more likely to see indicators of abuse and neglect than medical and other health-related personnel. Such indicators can include broken bones, bruises, malnutrition and other effects of neglect, infections, and other signs of sexual abuse. Contrary to what people may think, a person who abuses a child is usually not someone with a severe psychiatric disorder...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Health Personnel; Hospital Personnel; Legal Responsibility
|ERIC ED368990: Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention: A Resource and Planning Guide. - ERIC|
This book explains the interaction and integration of the two systems most involved in the prevention of child abuse and neglect: the educational system and the human services system. The guide also includes the roles of the legal system and of collateral agencies. This Wisconsin guide was written to accomplish four objectives: (1) to establish an understanding between school district staff and child protection agency staff; (2) to encourage a uniform implementation of the mandatory child abuse ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Children; Intervention; Planning; Program Guides
|ERIC ED339944: Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect in Alaska. Information for Mental Health Professionals and Other Human Service Providers. - ERIC|
All mental health professionals and other human service providers have a responsibility to report known and suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in Alaska, and many of them have a legal obligation to do so. Mental health professionals are often in a unique position to see and hear clues about child abuse and neglect. Often persons who need help because they are abusers (or are being abused) will be unwilling to admit that problem, but will seek help for other, usually unrelated problems th...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Counselors; Mental Health Workers; Psychiatrists; Psychologists; Social Workers
|ERIC ED347469: SD Governor's Task Force on Children's Justice Report. - ERIC|
This report is based on a review of South Dakota's procedures and laws related to handling child abuse and neglect cases. It is noted that a survey was conducted in Sioux Falls during the July 1989 training seminar conducted by the task force. The respondents to the survey are described as a wide representation of professionals associated with the prevention, investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Crime Prevention; Criminals; Professional Training; State Surveys; Victims of Crime
|ERIC ED351140: For Kids' Sake: A Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting Kit. Revised Edition. - ERIC|
This guidebook was designed to help concerned citizens identify and prevent child abuse. The guidebook provides information about the extent of child abuse in the United States generally and within Oklahoma specifically, and stresses that under Oklahoma state law every adult has the responsibility to report suspected abuse. Programs and services for dealing with child abuse, and information about how to prevent child abuse from occurring, are discussed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Children; Guidelines; Prevention; Sexual Abuse; State Legislation
|Healthy Women/Healthy Lifestyles: What You Need to Know About Alcohol and Illicit Drugs - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention|
Keywords: FEMALES; SUBSTANCE ABUSE; ALCOHOL ABUSE; DRUG ABUSE; SMOKING; VIOLENCE; CHILD ABUSE; CHILD NEGLECT; INFORMATION RESOURCES
|Anarchist Puppets Liberate Atlanta - Gary C.|
On Friday January 6th, 2012, local Anarchists hosted the first Atlanta visit of the Mysterious Rabbit Puppet Army, a Chapel Hill N.C. puppet troop. The show consisted of an anarchist version of the children's classic Hansel and Gretel, and then a longer piece about the history and purpose of prison's in America. After the show, I got a chance to go backstage and interview one of the puppet performers, Donnie Don't...
Keywords: Prisons, Puppets, Child Neglect, Child Labor, Prison History, Prison Reform, Prison Abolition, Atlanta Anarchists, Puppet Theatre
|PTSD: Helping People Understand You Have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Featuring Keyboard Culture Expert Dr. Patricia Sherman - Keyboard Culture Blog Community|
It can be difficult for the people in your life to acknowledge that you have been traumatized. Often they will try to cope with their feelings of helplessness by denying or being blind to what you are trying to tell them. They may also be feeling angry at whatever or whoever hurt you, but don't know what to do with their anger. This PTSD online movie gives you steps to help people understand you have post traumatic stress disorder and how they can help you and what to expect in your relationship...
Keywords: PTSD; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Dr. Patricia Sherman; child abuse; neglect; child neglect; counseling; trauma
|Orsett Psychological Review No.15 - Kevin Brewer, Angela Walters|
Issue number 15 of semi-academic psychologiy journal; June 2005; 3 articles
Keywords: child neglect; third world; richard ramirez; nightstalker; electroconvulsive therapy; mental illness
|ERIC ED317002: A Resource Manual on Child Abuse. Revised. - ERIC|
This resource manual synthesizes recent information about physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of children; physical neglect; the family system; intervention; and the child victim. Physical and sexual abuse of children with disabilities is the focus of another chapter, as is institutional abuse. A final chapter reviews the child protection system, evaluating its effectiveness and outlining prevention strategies for the future...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; Intervention; Prevention; Sexual Abuse
|Marketing Matters: Building an Effective Communications Program - National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect|
Keywords: COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES; MASS MEDIA; CHILD NEGLECT; CHILD ABUSE; HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMS; SUBSTANCE ABUSE
|ERIC ED229118: Legal Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in Texas: A Compendium of Cases and Statutory Provisions. - ERIC|
Designed to assist attorneys, social workers, and other interested parties, this manual describes work with child abuse and neglect cases in Texas. After a brief overview of the child abuse and neglect issue in that state, as well as an examination of the role of the Texas Department of Human Resources, the manual discusses suits affecting the parent/child relationship in Texas and outlines in detail the stages in a child abuse case from emergency removal through adoption...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adoption; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Compliance (Legal); Court Litigation; Guidelines; Legal Responsibility
|ERIC ED212105: Interdisciplinary Glossary on Child Abuse and Neglect: Legal, Medical, Social Work Terms. Revised. - ERIC|
The booklet was compiled to facilitate communication and understanding among personnel in a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse and neglect. It is reported that the explanation of approximately 400 terms relevant to child abuse and neglect may be useful to attorneys, day care staff, family life educators, health care administrators, homemaker personnel, judges, law enforcement personnel, legislators, nurses, parent aides, physicians, psychologists, teachers, students, and social workers, a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Elementary Secondary Education; Glossaries; Interdisciplinary Approach
|ERIC ED257556: Child Welfare and Foster Care Issues. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation of the Committee on Ways and Means. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (Oakland, California). - ERIC|
Hearings were held to gather information on the current state of child welfare and foster care programs and to examine the impact on families of federal cuts in social services, AFDC programs, and other federally funded programs affecting families. Particular attention was given to relationships between unemployment and the related stress on families and increasing reported incidences of child abuse and neglect...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Foster Care; Hearings; Retrenchment; Unemployment
|ERIC ED286122: Child Abuse and Neglect in America: The Problem and the Response. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session. - ERIC|
This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the problem of child abuse and neglect. In his opening statement, Representative George Miller discusses a survey of governors which documents the large increases in reports of child abuse and neglect during the last 10 years. The study, Abused Children in America: Victims of Official Neglect, is included...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Government Role; Hearings; Intervention; Prevention; Public Policy
|ERIC ED286123: State Plan for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. - ERIC|
This document provides the state of North Carolina with a blueprint for program development, training, and research in the area of child abuse prevention intended to strengthen community programs and families statewide. The problem of child abuse is presented in the first section of the report. The next section identifies barriers which may be significant factors in the implementation of a comprehensive child abuse prevention program...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Children; Prevention; Program Development; State Legislation; State Programs
|ERIC ED249684: Abused Adolescents: How Schools and Educators Can Help. - ERIC|
The booklet examines issues involved in the physical battering, sexual misuse, or emotional maltreatment of adolescents. The nature and extent of physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse are briefly addressed, as are possible consequences, including withdrawal, mistrust, and suicide. Signs of abuse are linked to physical characteristics (such as hunger and uncleanliness) and school behavior (including verbal and physical aggression)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Physical Characteristics; Sexual Abuse; Teacher Role
|ERIC ED243294: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act Amendments of 1983. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Sentate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (April 6, 11, and 14, 1983). - ERIC|
Statements and papers presented to the U.S. Senate during 3 days of hearings on the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act Amendments of 1983 are included in this document. Witnesses include physicians, psychologists, human services administrators, parents, heads of social service agencies, and organizations advocating adoption. Witnesses are questioned by members of the Subcommittee on Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adoption; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Ethics; Federal Legislation; Intervention; Medical Services
|ERIC ED289144: Crimes against Children: C. Physical Neglect. Discussion Paper 86-1C. - ERIC|
This document is one of six discussion papers prepared for the Wisconsin Legislative Council's Special Committee on Crimes Against Children. The introduction explains the committee's task of conducting a thorough examination of state laws relating to crimes against children, reviewing major policy issues affecting those laws to determine whether substantive changes are needed in various statutory provisions and reorganizing the laws...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Children; Crime; Legal Responsibility; State Legislation; Victims of Crime
|ERIC ED271674: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. Public Law 93-247 as Amended. - ERIC|
This document is the amended text of Public Law 93-247, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, originally passed in 1974, which provides financial assistance for a demonstration program for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, and establishes a National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. It is noted that the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through this Center, would be assigned the responsibilities of an annual research summary, an information clearinghouse, pr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Federal Legislation; Prevention; Sexual Abuse
|ERIC ED289113: Health and Human Services: Documentation of Funding Decisions for Child Abuse and Neglect Grants Inadequate. Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations, Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives. - ERIC|
At the request of Congressman Ted Weiss, the General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed discretionary grant funding practices by the Office of Human Development Services (OHDS) for National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect projects. The GAO investigation focused on the extent to which OHDS selected and rejected full grant applications and preapplications out of ranking order without written justification and the extent to which it selected grant applications for administrative rather than competi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Decision Making; Federal Aid; Financial Support; Program Proposals; Recordkeeping
|ERIC ED277460: Abuse in Family Foster Homes: Characteristics of the Vulnerable Child. - ERIC|
This paper briefly reviews current knowledge about child abuse in foster care, and presents preliminary findings from a study identifying characteristics of abused children by type of abuse, and type of abuse by behavior of the child. Research indicates that foster children at risk for abuse exhibit specific characteristics, such as having experienced multiple placements, or having special needs or handicapping conditions...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Classification; Foster Children; Foster Family; High Risk Persons; Individual Characteristics
|ERIC ED277477: Advocacy Services Project. Annual Report: Innovations in Protective Services. - ERIC|
Described in this process evaluation are the first-year efforts to provide a specialized staff within the Bexar County District Attorney's Office, San Antonio, Texas, to perform advocacy functions for abused and neglected children involved in cases going through the criminal justice system. The report discusses how well the staff met the three objectives of the project: (1) to provide supportive services to alleged victims of child abuse and their families; (2) to develop a system of communicati...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advocacy; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Formative Evaluation; Networks; Recordkeeping; Referral; Social Services; State Programs
|ERIC ED277476: Disabled Infants Project and Training & Technical Assistance Project. Final Reports: Innovations in Protective Services. - ERIC|
The goal of the Disabled Infants Project was to develop and implement a plan for updating child protective services in Texas to assure the protection of infants as required by the Child Abuse Amendments of 1984. As a result of the project, the Texas Department of Human Services has in place both policy and mechanisms which guide and enable response to reports of medical neglect of disabled infants with life-threatening conditions...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Neglect; Disabilities; Financial Support; Guidelines; High Risk Persons; Infants; Legislation; State Programs; Training
|ERIC ED243293: Child Abuse Amendments of 1983. - ERIC|
The booklet presents the report of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor regarding the 1983 Child Abuse Amendments to the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act of 1978. The Amendment expands the definition of child abuse to include abuse by residential or home care staff, adds new provisions regarding infants at risk, provides a new thrust on prevention, stresses the importance of staff training,...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adoption; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Federal Legislation; High Risk Persons; Infants; Prevention; Staff Development
|ERIC ED294081: Reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (April 23, 1987). - ERIC|
This document presents witness testimony and prepared statements from the second of three hearings conducted as part of the reauthorization process for the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act. In his opening statement, Representative Major Owens poses questions to be answered in the hearing. Jean Elder, assistant secretary, Office of Human Development Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services, provides an overview of ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Federal Legislation; Government Role; Hearings; Prevention; Program Effectiveness
|ERIC ED209855: Training in the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. The User Manual Series. - ERIC|
Intended primarily for persons or agencies responsible for providing training to professionals and interested citizens involved in delivery of services to abusive and neglectful families, the manual addresses the importance of training in the identification, reporting, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect. Chapters focus on the folliwng topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): why training in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect is vital (mandatory ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Delivery Systems; Identification; Prevention; Professional Continuing Education; Referral; Training Methods
|ERIC ED209857: Parent Aides in Child Abuse and Neglect Programs. The User Manual Series. - ERIC|
The manual provides information needed to recruit, train, and supervise parent aides to work with abusive and neglectful parents. The manual considers the goals and objectives of the program; the roles and responsibilities of professionals and paraprofessionals; and the recruitment, screening, and matching process; and guidelines for training, ongoing supervision, and program evaluation. Chapters cover the following topics (sample subtopics in parentheses); nature of a parent aide program (goals...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Emotional Adjustment; Paraprofessional Personnel; Parent Education; Program Development; Training
|ERIC ED209862: Child Abuse and Neglect Audiovisual Materials. - ERIC|
The catalog contains descriptions of 354 films, filmstrips, slides, videotapes, multimedia packages, and other audiovisual materials concerned with child abuse and neglect. The first section contains item descriptions arranged by medium and, within medium, by producer. Items in this section are numbered sequentially. Provided for each item is the accession number; title; information on medium, date, distributor, price; and a brief abstract...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Audiotape Recordings; Audiovisual Aids; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Films; Filmstrips; Instructional Materials; Videotape Recordings
|ERIC ED339165: Abuse and Neglect of Exceptional Children. Exceptional Children at Risk: CEC Mini-Library. - ERIC|
This booklet reviews the literature and offers practical suggestions for dealing with exceptional children who are, or are suspected of being, abused and neglected. It describes what is known about child abuse in general and then as it specifically relates to children with disabilities. It examines factors associated with abuse and outlines implications for practitioners and implications for program development and administration...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Change Strategies; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; Intervention; Prevention; Program Development; School Role; Teacher Role
|ERIC ED314839: Model Policy on Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Model Policy and Rules on Procedures for Investigating Allegations of Abuse of Students by School Employees. - ERIC|
Since 1985, Iowa has required certain health practitioners, social workers, certified school employees, psychologists, licensed day care providers, and other professionals to report suspected cases of child abuse directly to the Department of Human Services (DHS). Since school employees are not persons responsible for a child's care under the child abuse laws, a school employee who abuses a student is not subject to investigation by the DHS...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Elementary Secondary Education; School Policy; Sexual Abuse; Teacher Responsibility; Teacher Student Relationship
|ERIC ED321864: Current Trends in Child Abuse Reporting and Fatalities: The Results of the 1989 Annual Fifty State Survey. Working Paper Number 808. - ERIC|
Continuing the practice of conducting an annual national survey to monitor trends in the number and characteristics of child abuse reports nationwide and in the funding and scope of child welfare services, this report summarizes results of the January, 1990 survey. Specific information of interest was: (1) the actual number of reports filed during 1987, 1988, and 1989; (2) the perecentage of these reports involving physical abuse, child neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional maltreatment; (3) stat...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Death; Drug Abuse; Financial Support; National Surveys; Public Policy; Sexual Abuse; State Programs
|ERIC ED310588: Abuse and Neglect of Handicapped Children: Identification and Intervention by School Personnel. - ERIC|
This paper provides an introduction to the nature and extent of the various forms of child abuse, including physical injury, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional maltreatment. It identifies the behavioral, emotional, and physical characteristics of abuse and neglect, as manifested within the school setting; lists factors that pose a risk for physical abuse; describes characteristics of handicapped children and characteristics of families with handicapped children; and briefly reviews the role of...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Elementary Secondary Education; Intervention; Prevention; School Role; Sexual Abuse; Student Characteristics
|ERIC ED315714: The Role of the Clinical Supervisor in Empowering Students To Work Effectively in Child Maltreatment. - ERIC|
The University of South Carolina (USC) Child Abuse and Neglect Interdisciplinary Training Project provides students with the opportunity to gain advanced knowledge and skills for work with maltreated children and families through didactic courses, practica, and community placements. The project involves interdisciplinary collaboration between students and faculty from social work, psychology, nursing, education, criminal justice, public health, law, and medicine...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Children; Counselor Training; Family Problems; Graduate Students; Higher Education; Interdisciplinary Approach; Supervision; Supervisors
|ERIC ED315688: A World of Child Abuse and Neglect. - ERIC|
This fourth chapter in "Elementary School Counseling in a Changing World" contains four journal articles which focus on the issues of child abuse and neglect. "Parent Support Groups to Prevent Child Abuse" by C. Jerry Downing describes a training and supervision model developed by a parent support group for potentially abusive parents in collaboration with a training and supervision team consisting of a counselor educator, two school counselors, and a nurse practitioner...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Counseling Techniques; Counselor Role; Elementary Education; Elementary Schools; School Counseling; School Counselors; Sexual Abuse
|ERIC ED365911: NASW Standards for Social Work Practice in Child Protection. - ERIC|
This document presents the standards for social work in the field of child protective services created by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The first section describes the relationship between the social work profession and child protective services. Section II describes the goals and objectives of the standards. Section III presents and interprets the first six standards for social work in child protection...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Children; Professional Associations; Sexual Abuse; Social Work; Social Workers; Standards
|ERIC ED317003: Let's Prevent Abuse. - ERIC|
This package is intended as a guide for reference by concerned adults suspecting a child has been physically, sexually, or emotionally abused. Common misconceptions and myths about sexual abuse are debunked, symptoms of at-risk families are described, types of abuse and possible indications are outlined, and neglect is discussed. Legal aspects of the process of reporting suspected abuse are explained and a listing of Minnesota public agencies to contact is offered...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Elementary Secondary Education; Incidence; Legal Responsibility; Preschool Education; Reports; Sexual Abuse
|ERIC ED382323: An Ecological Approach to Integrating Child Maltreatment Program Research with Program Planning. - ERIC|
This study examined an ecologically-based Head Start parent education program to determine if it reduced parents' potential for child abuse. Seventeen mothers who had been referred to the program received training in child care and development, nonviolent discipline methods, stress management, and communication. Support groups and home visits were also conducted. The Child Abuse Potential (CAP) Inventory (Form VI) was used as a pre- and post-test...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Intervention; Parent Education; Parents; Program Descriptions; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Program Length
|ERIC ED341012: A Conceptual Re-Examination of Support and Education Programs. - ERIC|
Inadequate preparation for parenting during the prenatal period, and the inability to provide adequate parenting have been cited as major reasons for a myriad of problems experienced by parents. This study examined support and education programs based on the aggregate 7-year experience of over 75 support and education programs funded by the Michigan Children's Trust Fund. This agency provided funding for a variety of local and statewide child abuse and neglect prevention efforts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Community Programs; Parenting Skills; Prevention; Program Design; Program Evaluation; Program Implementation
|ERIC ED363816: Measurement Instruments in Child Abuse Research. - ERIC|
This study was conducted to examine the extent to which instruments that meet minimal psychometric standards have been used in child abuse research. Data were obtained by analysis of all 714 papers on child abuse and neglect published in "Child Abuse and Neglect" (1979-1989), "Journal of Interpersonal Violence" (1986-1989), "Journal of Family Violence" (1986-1989) and "Violence and Victims" (1986-1989)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Evaluation Methods; Research and Development; Research Methodology; Sexual Abuse; Test Use; Tests
|ERIC ED339942: Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect in Alaska. Information for Early Childhood Personnel. - ERIC|
Alaska law requires that licensed day care providers, paid day care staff, school teachers, or school administrative staff report known and suspected child abuse and neglect. At least two-thirds of all reported abuse happens to children under the age of three. For that reason alone, the role of the early childhood program staff takes on great significance. The potential for putting an end to abuse or neglect before it becomes too deeply entrenched in the family's patterns is very real...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrators; Child Abuse; Child Caregivers; Child Neglect; Early Childhood Education; Legal Responsibility; Teachers; Young Children
|ERIC ED322432: Child Abuse and Neglect: Critical First Steps in Response to a National Emergency. Key Excerpts. - ERIC|
The U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect was established under provisions of the 1988 Amendments to the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (P.L. 100-294). The mission of the Board is to evaluate the nation's efforts to accomplish the purposes of the Act and to make recommendations on ways in which those efforts can be improved. This document is a summary of the Board's first report...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Advocacy; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Family Problems; Federal Legislation; Government Role; Prevention
|ERIC ED214646: The Condition of Child Abuse/Neglect as an Environmental Influence on Early Childhood Development. - ERIC|
The purpose of this article is to review the problem of child abuse and neglect, discuss the implications of the abusive/neglectful environment, and present possible intervention strategies focused upon both parent and school or day care settings. The introductory section focuses briefly on the complexities of defining child abuse and neglect and offers a definition from an environmental viewpoint...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Definitions; Family Environment; Intervention; Models; Parent Influence; Parent Role; Social Problems
|ERIC ED258081: Child Abuse: What We Know about Prevention Strategies. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session. - ERIC|
This document contains testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine strategies for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Witnesses include the director of the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse, several representatives from Parents Anonymous, a psychiatric social worker who is also a coordinator of the Parents United program, several pediatricians who have dealt with child abuse cases, and a father who had molested his young daughter...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Family Role; Federal Aid; Federal State Relationship; Hearings; Parent Associations; Prevention; Self Help Programs